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The depBALCAOUNICOartment called General Desk (Balcão Único) was created at the entrance of the sequence into force of Decree
116/2008, of 4 July which gives similar powers to lawyers of Notaries in the recognition and authentication of documents.

The DCS was the first company in the Autonomous Region of Madeira to provide this service. In this context the
DCS performs:

Recognition and authentication of documents;

Certification of signatures,

Titration of the constitution, transmission and encumbrance of real estate;

Titration of the constitution, transformation, merger, dissolution of commercial companies and transfers of shares;

Declaration and payment of taxes due to the above acts;

Registration of the facts and acts subject to land and business registration.

For more information, please contact us by email to: dcs @